Prieur Family History

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Prieur Name Meaning

French: from Old French pri(o)ur ‘prior’, a monastic official immediately subordinate to an abbot (from Latin prior ‘superior’), hence a nickname or occupational name, which probably most often originated as an occupational name for a servant of a prior.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Prieur Family Origin

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Prieur Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Hotel Keeper

    20%
  • Machinist

    20%
  • Rancher

    20%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Prieur family was Rancher. The most common Prieur occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Prieur's were Farmers. Farmer, Hotel Keeper and Machinist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Prieur.

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Prieur Historical Records

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Prieur Life Expectancy

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